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Dorset police

Police officers investigating criminal damage and an attempted break-in at Gillingham School are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At around 10.50pm on Sunday 7 March 2021 an alarm was heard …
electric car charging Dorset

New electric vehicle chargepoints have been installed in Dorset, one of them in Gillingham. These chargepoints have been installed and are live at Wollaston Field car park, Dorchester; Gas Lane, Gillingham; Old Market …
ambulance

Town councillors say that ‘serious consideration’ should be giving to creating a hospital with an accident and emergency department and an ambulance station between Gillingham and Shaftesbury. They say that with existing hospitals …
Gillingham Litter Pickers Mark Pearce Chester

The mayor of Gillingham has praised the ‘amazing job’ being done by volunteers from the Gillingham Litter Pickers who are trying to keep the town tidy during the lockdown. ‘I have noticed that …

Gillingham residents are being asked to help create the ‘biggest blanket ever made in Dorset’ that will cover the Town Meadow on March 20. The event, called ‘Hanky Blanky on the Town Meadow’ …
Dorset Police

A man has appeared in court in connection with an alleged assault on a woman in Gillingham. Dorset Police received a report at 12.05am on Saturday 30 May 2020 that a woman had …
Dorset police

A man who went into a commercial premises in Gillingham and attacked a man as he worked has been jailed. Grant Edward Chase, aged 29 and of Commercial Road, Weymouth, was sentenced at …
schools dorset education

Today,  Monday 1 March, young people across Dorset will find out which school they will be joining in September. Most students, more than 97 per cent, have been offered their first choice of …
Dorset Local Plan

An online public meeting about the proposed Local Plan for Dorset attracted nearly 100 Gillingham residents on Wednesday night. The information meeting, moderated by Mark Hebditch, chair of the town’s Three Rivers Community …